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Shipwrecked!

shipwreckedSHIPWRECKED! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) Book by Donald Margulies

October 2014

Directed by Alaniz Vásquez

“Recreating the pleasures of nineteenth-century platform entertainment with a tart contemporary twist, Donald Margulies’ SHIPWRECKED offers a self-promoting fabulist a forum to inform and persuade, and it delights in both respects.” -Variety. “The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies scampers to the defense of good old-fashioned yarn spinning with SHIPWRECKED. The breathless story of a Victorian gentleman [and] seafaring wanderer springs to life like a theatrical pop-up book. The audience is left to judge whether he is an inspirational figure touched by imaginative genius or a mere con man. We can also consider the possibility that the hero of this true story based on an untrue story is a little of each.” -NY Times. “Margulies gives a sympathetic nod to the audacious autobiographer’s creative overreach in SHIPWRECKED, a deft literate narrative folded into a vaudevillian romp with radio theater overtones.”-LA Times.

 

Shipwrecked! Another Fantastic Review

Shipwrecked! Another Fantastic Review

Another fantastic review!http://octx.info/orange-community-players-production-of-shipwrecked-is-brilliant/ Get your tickets today!

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Shipwrecked opens tonight! Check out the latest review:

Shipwrecked opens tonight! Check out the latest review:

Review by: Jeanette Boehme “Shipwrecked!” is the current offering of Orange Community Players and it is a family-friendly romp that is based on a “true” story. You have to take “true” with a grain of salt in this production directed locally by Thomas May. In 1898, an adventurer, Henri Louis Grin, wrote about his fantastic […]

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Shipwrecked begins in two weeks. Get your tickets now!

Shipwrecked begins in two weeks. Get your tickets now!

Show starts in less than two weeks!!!!! Dates are October 16-18 & 23-25 at 7:37 and a matinee on October 26 at 2:37. Call 409-882-9137 for reservations or click here to purchase your tickets online. Thank you all for supporting local theatre!!!

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Shipwrecked!

Shipwrecked!

October 16, 17, 18 October 23, 24, 25, 26 Click here to purchase tickets!   

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Auditions: Shipwrecked!

Auditions: Shipwrecked!

Auditions for Shipwrecked will be held at the playhouse on Sept. 14th at 7:30pm.   The production will be directed by Alaniz Vásquez but auditions will be presided over by Thomas C May. Shipwrecked! tells the amazingly true adventures of Louis DeRougemont as we follow him from a sickly child to a pioneer in the Australian outback. Along […]

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